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The Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) offers the only payroll certifications in Canada: the Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) and the Certified Payroll Manager (CPM). These programs prepare payroll practitioners to manage the compliance requirements of an organization's annual payroll cycle, deliver clear and reliable payroll information, and contribute a payroll perspective to organizational policy and payroll discussions.
The Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification is the foundation of your career in payroll. It provides you with the compliance knowledge required to process an organization's annual payroll cycle, effectively communicate payroll information to all stakeholders, and understand the accounting function as it relates to payroll.
Applicants interested in pursuing the PCP Certification
Durham College offers the courses to complete the academic requirements for the PCP certification. To register students must;
Note: The Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) requires a grade of 65% on the final exam and 65% overall in order for the credit to be accepted toward CPA certifications. Also, the completion of the Work Experience Requirement Application (WERA) is a requirement for certification. For additional details, visit the CPA website at www.payroll.ca or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Maintaining Your Certification
All certified individuals must comply with the below three requirements in order to maintain certification with the CPA.
For more information on the PCP certification and registration, visit the CPA website at; www.payroll.ca
Program Of Study
Students are required to print or save a copy of the Program of Study when beginning the program. This document contains critical details about program progression and graduation requirements specific to the academic year in which your program was started.
Click to access the Program of Study for the current academic year.
Students who began this program prior to the current academic year may contact the Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning office at email@example.com or 905-721-3052 to obtain your Program of Study and graduation requirements.
Program Related Questions? Call 905.721.3052
If you are interested in applying for financial aid, please visit the Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning OSAP Eligibility webpage.
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